Specimen Information

Eichhornia crassipes
Eichhornia crassipes
(floating waterhyacinth)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID1340811
GroupPlants
GenusEichhornia
Speciescrassipes
Common Namefloating waterhyacinth
StateLA
CountyAscension
Localityneighborhood retention pond, Prairieville
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLake Maurepas
HUC8 Number08070204
HUC10 NameNew River
HUC10 Number0807020401
HUC12 NameBlack Bayou-Saveiro Canal
HUC12 Number080702040102
Map
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Collection Day30
Collection Month3
Collection Year2017
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity pond | planted ornamental
Statusestablished
Commentsthis has totally taken over our pond and we have tried to get rid of to no avail.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierIan Pfingsten
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/13/2019].

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